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Lot 0162
A nice erotic Roman oil lamp, 1st Century AD, the central discus depicting a male and female engaged in a bit of fun, bordered by concentric grooves and ridges, the nozzle with volutes and rounded wick-hole and the base with low ring foot. A nice example with remnants of brown slip, the two figures are youthful, almost Putti-like, with a whimsical nature. L: 3 3/5 in (9.1cm). Ex collection of Prof. Alan Pasch, Maryland.


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A nice erotic Roman oil lamp

Estimate $400 - $500Mar 26, 2017